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Project NameCategoryDifficultyDescription
A/B selectorWiringBEGINNERSelect between two signal paths.
Ampeg ScramblerDistortionINTERMEDIATESounds like...doom.
AMZ Mosfet BoosterPreampBEGINNERJack Orman's Mosfet Booster
AMZ Overdrive ProDistortionINTERMEDIATEJack Orman's Overdrive PRO
Big Muff PiDistortionINTERMEDIATEHigh gain distortion
Bipolar powerPower SupplyINTERMEDIATEMAX1044 bipolar from single power supply
Blue ClipperDistortionBEGINNERDan Armstrong's Blue Clipper distortion
Blues BreakerDistortionINTERMEDIATEBlues Breaker Distortion
Boss CE-2ChorusADVANCEDThe 'other' coveted chorus!
Boss DS-1DistortionINTERMEDIATESounds like Boss's DS-1 Distortion
Brian May's treble boosterBoosterBEGINNERTreble booster
Dock SplitteradaptorINSANEAccess every pin on your ipod
DOD 250 DistortionDistortionBEGINNERSimilar to Distortion+
DOD 280 CompressorCompressorINTERMEDIATEOptical compressor
EA TremolotremoloINTERMEDIATEDiscrete Tremolo from Electronics Australia
Easy FaceDistortionBEGINNERJoe Gagan's Easyface
Electric MistressFlangerADVANCED9v Electric Mistress
Flanger 301FlangerADVANCEDIbanez Flanger uses MN3007
FSH1FilterADVANCEDMaestro FSH-1 using LM13600 OTAs
Fuzz FaceDistortionINTERMEDIATEFuzz Face using PNP transistors
Green RingerOctaveBEGINNEROctave up
GuvnorDistortionINTERMEDIATEDistortion with 3 band tone control
Ibanez Cp9CompressorINTERMEDIATEIbanez cp9 OTA compressor uses lm13600
LPB1PreampBEGINNEREH's single transistor booster
MXR Blue BoxOctaveINTERMEDIATEOctave down
MXR Distortion PlusDistortionBEGINNERAn opamp amplifier with clipping diodes
MXR DynaCompCompressorINTERMEDIATECompressor
MXR Envelope FilterwahADVANCEDWah effect controlled by picking strength
MXR MicroAmpPreampBEGINNERClean Booster
MXR Noise GateGateINTERMEDIATEWill mute the output when signal is below threshold level.
MXR Phase 45PhaserINTERMEDIATESubtle, vintage phase shifter
MXR Phase 90PhaserADVANCEDPhase Shifter, JFET based
NeoCtaviaOctaveBEGINNEROctave up
OctaviaOctaveINTERMEDIATETychobrahe octavia
OctupOctaveBEGINNERFolkurban Octup! clean octave
Offboard wiringWiringBEGINNERFive different ways to wire the offboard connections of effects.
Orange SqueezerCompressorBEGINNERNice and simple compressor
Power SupplyPower SupplyINTERMEDIATEAdjustable Power Supply using LM317
PulsartremoloINTERMEDIATEreproduction of the EH tremolo pedal
Purple PeakerEqualizerBEGINNERPurple Peaker frequency booster
Range MasterBoosterBEGINNERRange Master treble booster
RatDistortionINTERMEDIATEProco Rat distortion
Real McTubePreampINTERMEDIATETube preamp by Fred Nachbaur
Rebote 2 DelayDelayINTERMEDIATEDigital delay
Rebote 2.5 DelayDelayINTERMEDIATEUpdate on the Rebote2 delay.
Rebote 3DelayINTERMEDIATERebote delay 3. Three times the delay, and modulation.
Rebote DelayDelayINTERMEDIATEDelay using the PT2399 IC
Red RangerBoosterBEGINNERRed Ranger selectable frequency booster
Reverb digitalReverbADVANCEDDigital reverb using FV-1 chip
RM OctaviaOctaveBEGINNEROctave up fuzz all silicon.
Ross CompressorCompressorINTERMEDIATECompressor
Ross PhaserPhaserADVANCEDOTA based phaser
Sans Amp GT-2DistortionADVANCEDSans Amp GT-2, Analog Amp Simulator
Small Clone ChorusChorusADVANCEDwarm, analog chorus
Small Stone PhaserPhaserADVANCEDPhase Shifter, OTA based
Speaker SimulatorEqualizerBEGINNERMarshall speaker simulator
StereoMicroampPreampBEGINNERTwo Microamps, one board.
Tone Bender MKIIDistortionINTERMEDIATEThree Ge transistor fuzz
Tonebender 3 KnobDistortionINTERMEDIATE3 Knob Tonebender
Tremulus LunetremoloINTERMEDIATEDan Green's optical tremolo
Tube ScreamerDistortionINTERMEDIATEMany think this is the #1 distortion there is.
Tube Sound FuzzDistortionBEGINNERTube Sound Fuzz uses CD4049 IC
Volume Pedal RetrofitVolumeBEGINNERAn add-on for volume pedals
Wah WahwahBEGINNERThe 'basic' wah, for a cleaner build
Wah Wah bufferedwahINTERMEDIATEWah with optional input and output buffers and volume pedal switch

TitleDescriptionCreate DateCreated ByProject
Modifying a TS9 to TS808

How to convert an original Ibanez TS9 to TS808 specs, including opamp replacement if necessary.

6/4/2002Matt Burnside
Making a PCB using Press 'N Peel BlueThis photoessay will guide you through the process of making a circuit board using Press 'n Peel Blue that is ready to etch. 6/8/2002Matt BurnsideRebote Delay
Etching a Board Using Ferric Chloride

Ferric Chloride is a popular and easy-to-obtain etchant. This photoessay guides you through the process of using it on the board we created in the essay on Press 'n' Peel Blue.

6/15/2002Matt BurnsideRebote Delay
Big Muff Ho!

Making a BMP... by Lpstudio AKA Ron Down.


12/26/2002Francisco PeņaBig Muff Pi
RTS BoardsPictures of some of the Ready To Soler boards we sell. 12/12/2006Francisco Peņa
Building a Tube Screamer

Step by step pictorial on how to make a Tube Screamer(r) using our ready to solder printed circuit boards.

11/15/2005Francisco PeņaTube Screamer
Ross Compressor

Photo sequence on populating the ready to solder PCB you can BUY from us.

11/17/2005Francisco PeņaRoss Compressor

Pictures of pedalboards.

Email us pictures of your pedalboards with a small description so we can post them.

5/23/2006Francisco Peņa
Stereo microphone in a mint tinAmplified stereo ambience microphone built into a mint tin. 6/22/2006Francisco PeņaStereoMicroamp
Terry Clarke's RosscompCheck out Terry's Ross compressor.7/24/2006Francisco PeņaRoss Compressor
PCBs for SalePhotos of our PCBs, showing the solder side, all have silk screening on the component side as shown in the RTS photoessay.8/23/2007Francisco Peņa
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